Managing logistics business and policy for integrated sustainable logistics operations

Wednesday 5 September - Friday 7 September 2018

Call for papers deadline: 4 April 2018

The 23rd Annual Conference of The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, Logistics Research Network (LRN), will take place Plymouth University.  

As re-shoring, regionalisation and developments in data management reshape global logistics systems; logistics and supply chain managers face unprecedented challenges.  The 2018 Conference theme will focus on how researchers can assist managers in shaping logistics business and policy to promote integrated, sustainable operations.

The Conference will showcase the latest research in logistics and operations management, international shipping, trade, supply chain and procurement management available to industry professionals. The LRN Conference organisers welcome researchers and practitioners from diverse logistics and supply chain areas, and in all sectors, to publish their research work and industrial case studies. 

View more information about the topics that can will be considered, and the process for submitting abstracts here. 

The event will again play host to the Logistics Dissertation of the Year Awards. 

For more information about the programme, and details of how to submit entries please email:


The PhD Workshop is for doctoral students or those just about to embark upon their doctoral studies - Find out more here.


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